4th Division, Swedish Army

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4TH DIVISION, SWEDISH ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the 4th Division, Swedish Army

Official blazon

Fältet av en vågskura delat i guld och blått; i det övre fältet en uppstigande svart grip med röd beväring.

(Or from a base wavy azure a griffin issuean sable armed and langued gules.)

Origin/meaning

The Griffin is from the Arms of the Province of Södermanland where the Division's HQ was located. The Wavy partition symbolises the Lake Mälaren located in the Division's area of responsibility. The Division was also known as the Eastern Division and was disbanded in 2000.

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Literature:Heraldiska vapen inom det svenska försvaret - Heraldry of the Swedish Armed Forces.